Show #6642 - Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ben Ingram game 2.


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Sandra Ferkol, a homemaker from Ellisville, Missouri

Dan Weber, a legislative aide from Charlestown, Massachusetts

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,629)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Computer abbreviations.)
3 "E"s
    $200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the Battle of Gettysburg.) The battle began when Confederate troops, searching for shoes, ran into Union cavalry; the Union forces were then pushed back into a defensive formation that became known as this, after the anglers' device it resembled
    $200 22
(a type of recall)
    $200 15
Minimal panties for women include the string bikini & this 5-letter one that prevents panty lines
    $200 6
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has a Ph.D. in the civil branch of this
    $200 5
"Eve...conceived, and bare" this guy, survivor of a sibling rivalry
    $200 17
Fernando Tatis had a big inning at Dodger Stadium in 1999: 2 of these home runs for 8 RBIs
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the Battle of Gettysburg.) Confederate forces seized the high ground of Seminary Ridge; Union troops retreated to face them along this ridge with a similar sounding, perhaps more appropriate name
    $400 23
(we could use some around here)
    $400 16
The names of 2 different types of underwear are combined in this longer style of men's underwear
    $400 11
We use this French word for a relaxing of tension between nations
    $400 7
"The lord did there confound the language of all the earth"
    $400 18
In the course of pitching one of these gems in 1996, Al Leiter hurled a 3-pitch inning--beat that!
    $600 1
For capturing the flag of the 19th Virginia regiment, Mass. Corporal Joseph de Castro earned this decoration
    $600 25
In 2011 Madonna's black one of these one-piece garments, a bra & waist cincher combo, sold for $72,000 at auction
    $600 10
In the wizarding game of quidditch, it's this player's job to catch the golden snitch
    $600 8
The strongly recommended height of this object is 30 cubits
    $600 19
The most runs scored by both teams in 1 inning:
19, when Cleveland came to this park in Boston in 1977
    $800 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the Battle of Gettysburg.) On the second day, Union General Sickles unwisely advanced his troops. Lucky for the north, General Warren noticed the move & the Union quickly reoccupied the strategic hill called Little this
    $800 26
Common options for undershirts with sleeves are V-neck & the rounded one with this sporty name
    $800 12
Not to be confused with a pie topping, it's a popular Latin American ballroom dance characterized by a limping step
    $800 9
The King James Bible is big on this 5-letter verb: "Cush" this word "Nimrod"; "Canaan" this word "Sidon"...
    $1000 3
Veterans met at Gettysburg one last time for the 75th anniversary in this year; 2013 is the 150th anniversary
    $1000 24
(take a look)
    $1000 27
A garment that combines a bra & a girdle is called a merry this, like a Lehar opera
    $1000 13
It's a coordinated outfit, or a group of musicians, singers or actors who perform together
    DD: $500 14
This man gets very good advice: "Escape for thy life; look not behind thee"
    $1000 20
George Burns (not the comedian) turned one of these in 1923, the first ever unassisted by a first baseman

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Ben Dan Sandra
$3,400 -$800 $4,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Dan Sandra
$5,800 $1,000 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(That "Z" will appear at the end of each correct response.)
    $400 25
This Gustav Holst suite includes "Neptune: The Mystic" & "Mars: The Bringer Of War"
    $400 20
This newspaper of Paris is named for the barber of Seville
    $400 6
This country's neighbors to the east include Iran, Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan
    $400 1
If his "Finnegans Wake" is hard to fathom, try this Irishman's kids' book "The Cat & the Devil"
    $400 19
"The Simpsons"
    $400 22
In the Alka-Seltzer jingle, these 2 words follow "plop plop"
    $800 27
This Tchaikovsky suite of ballet music begins with the "Miniature Overture"
    $800 21
In 1910 the Miami Evening Record changed its name to this
    $800 16
Gillette stadium at 1 Patriot Place in this town is home to the New England Patriots
    $800 14
James Bond had some cool cars, but none as cool as this flying title one of another Ian Fleming book
    $800 24
"The Brady Bunch"
    $800 23
This NBA team played for 5 seasons in New Orleans before heading west in 1979
    $1200 2
This town's Epitaph newspaper covered the O.K. Corral incident using the subhead "Earp brothers justified"
    $1200 15
Slide mountain is the highest point in these mountains in southeastern New York known for their resorts
    $1200 11
The ends justify the means in "La Mandragola", a bawdy comedy by this political writer of 16th century Italy
    $1200 12
The Keatons on
"Family Ties"
    $1200 5
Smoky topaz isn't topaz at all but a darkish variety of this common mineral
    $1600 29
Ferde Grofe used sound effects to advantage in this 1931 suite; coconut shells doubled for the steps of a burro
    $1600 3
For 6 months, Ernest Hemingway was a cub reporter for this Kansas City paper
    DD: $6,100 17
In 1982 this archipelago off Africa's northwest coast became an autonomous region of Spain
    $1600 10
"St, George and the Godfather" is Norman Mailer's take on the presidential campaign of this year
    $1600 13
The Bundys on
"Married... with Children"
    $1600 7
In figure skating, the "money" jump for women is often the triple this
    $2000 28
A few years affer the "English Suites", Bach gave equal time with this set of works heard here
    DD: $2,900 4
In 1946 financier Eugene Meyer turned over the operations of this newspaper to his son-in-law Philip Graham
    $2000 18
The 1912 eruption of Mount Novarupta covered this largest Alaskan island with 3 feet of ash
    $2000 9
"La Vita Nuova" tells of his first sight of Beatrice when they were both 9
    $2000 26
The Smiths on "American Dad"
    $2000 8
In April 1967 the first Russian spacecraft with this name was launched

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Dan Sandra
$18,300 $10,700 $10,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The area that the people of ancient Rome called this was their city's equivalent of the Greek agora

Final scores:

Ben Dan Sandra
$21,401 $21,400 $16,500
2-day champion: $42,030 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Dan Sandra
$17,400 $6,200 $11,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2013-03-27
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